Caesaria Philippi

This Druse temple overlooks Caesaria Philippi, where there are shines to Pan (the cave, known as the "gates of hell") and numerous other gods. Here I performed an except from my play, The Acts (you can watch below), in which Peter tells how Jesus brought the disciples there, in the presence of so much spiritual confusion, and asked, "Who do you say that I am?" As Peter I bellowed, "You are the Christ, the Son of the Living God!" It echoed off of the cliff.

The presence of the Druze indicates that this place is still a magnet for spiritual confusion. Druse believe the Messiah will be born to a dude, so men with the secret knowledge wear baggy pants in case he suddenly drops out of one of them.

Peter at Caesaria Philippi from Rich Swingle on Vimeo.

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